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U.S. Takes Major Step Toward Wind and Solar Development

The Obama administration on Thursday took a major step toward encouraging development of renewable energy on federal lands in six Western states by …

Renewable Energy

Grand jury indicts Aaron Schock on wire fraud, theft counts

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois congressman who resigned amid scrutiny of lavish spending — including a "Downton Abbey"-style redecorating of his Capitol Hill office — was charged Thursday in a wide-ranging federal indictment that alleges he schemed to profit personally from his government job.<p>The …

Corruption

Meet the new Bond car

Revealed on the 007 stage at the historic Pinewood Studios, the first new member of the Bond 24 film cast is the "built for Bond" Aston Martin DB10. The aggressively styled new sports car has been designed in collaboration between Aston Martin and the film's producers. Director Sam Mendes pulled …

For 1 Cosby accuser, a day in court awaits

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For weeks, women have publicly shared stories of alleged sexual abuse by Bill Cosby with the expectation that any lawsuits they might file would be blocked due to long-expired statutes of limitations.<p>On Tuesday, however, a woman who claims Cosby molested her in a bedroom of the …

Clinton has met with potential campaign managers

With weeks to go until she makes an announcement about her future, Hillary Clinton has started meeting with a broad range of political figures — including potential campaign managers, POLITICO has learned.<p>Clinton, who several people close to her describe as still not firmly decided on a campaign, …

Storm brings Yosemite waterfalls back to life

While the deluge of rain brought freeways and public transit systems to a halt Wednesday morning and frustrated scores of Bay Area commuters, the storm system gave new life to Yosemite National Park waterfalls that had been choked dry by the prolonged drought.<p>Yosemite, Cascade and Bridalveil falls …

National Parks

Leadership Tries To Calm Angry Democrats With Post-2014 Strategy

After the dismal 2014 elections, House Democrats are anxious, critical of the leadership, and wondering if it’s time for a message overhaul. Leadership has plans in the works.<p>WASHINGTON — On Tuesday, House Democrats streamed out of their weekly caucus meeting slightly more upbeat than they'd been …